Train 952

Alyth to Winnipeg

Commodity Priorities

  1. Meat
  2. Piggyback
  3. Container
  4. Pool

Alyth (Leave 2045)

Originates Alyth to handle east of Sudbury traffic from Calgary and connections.

Does not connect 902.

Car limit 75 cars.

Fill out for Winnipeg and beyond.

Medicine Hat

Connects 994, lifts meat, other perishable traffic and Piggybacks.

Swift Current

Lift Montreal and beyond plus livestock.

Car limit 100 cars.

Moose Jaw

Lift Montreal and beyond plus meat and livestock.

Inspect and service perishables.

Car limit 100 cars.

Set off Toronto meat and Pigs. From Lethbridge for 902 connection.


Lift Montreal and beyond plus meat and livestock; fill out on Emerson traffic.

Car limit 100 cars.

Winnipeg (Arrive 2125)

Change or service units.

Inspect and service perishables.

Winnipeg Placements

Pigs. 0600
Others 0800

Horsepower to E.G.T. Ratio

Alyth to Medicine Hat 1.8
Medicine Hat to Swift Current 1.4
Swift Current to Winnipeg 1.2

Blocking Order – Alyth to Winnipeg

  • Van
  • Winnipeg fill
  • North Bay-Ottawa
  • Montreal
  • Piggybacks
  • Perishables
  • Livestock

Winnipeg to Montreal

Commodity Priorities

  1. Meat
  2. Piggyback
  3. Container
  4. Pool

Winnipeg (2125-0115)

Handle Kenora, Thunder Bay pigs, perishables and merchandise and all east of Sudbury traffic giving preference to Montreal and East.

Connects incoming train, local outturn and trains 948, 941, 976, 902.

Car limit 100 cars.

Pull times

CP Transport 2100
Piggybacks 2115


Set out.

Thunder Bay (1145 CT-1335 ET)

Set out; lift east of Sudbury traffic.

Fuel units, inspect perishables.

Car limit 90 cars or 5100 ft. Overall


Inspect perishables, service if necessary.


North Bay

Perishables inspected and serviced.

Set out North Bay and connecting cars.

Connect train 912.

Smiths Falls

Set out Ottawa and Smiths Falls traffic.


Montreal Placements

Meat 0600
Pigs. 0700
Pool 1100

Horsepower to E.G.T. Ratio

Winnipeg to Montreal 1.8

Blocking Order – Winnipeg to Montreal

  • Van
  • Thunder Bay
  • Montreal and East
  • Maritime loads (McAdam and East)
  • Montreal Piggybacks
  • Ottawa and North Bay Piggybacks
  • Ottawa and North Bay Perishables
  • Montreal Perishables
  • Quebec
  • Ottawa-North Bay
  • Kenora

Montreal to Saint John

Commodity Priorities

  1. Meat
  2. Piggybacks
  3. Containers
  4. Pool

Montreal (Leave 0200)

Connects with perishables ex 916 and 952. Traffic ex. 91, 910 and 914 transfer from Place Viger. Long haul traffic preference by priority of commodities.




Lift NB traffic and sets off.


Set off, lift as required.




Customs, lift.


Set off, lift, marshall. Adjust power, fuel units.

Fredericton Jct.


Saint John

(Arrive 0225 except Sunday Arrives 0630)

Saint John Placements

Pigs. 0630
Others 0900

Note. Car limit 75 cars daily except Saturday.

No local traffic for set off between Megantic and McAdam.

Horsepower to E.G.T. Ratio

Montreal to Saint John 1.6

Blocking Order – Montreal to Saint John

  • Van
  • Megantic Express
  • Megantic Locals
  • New Brunswick Block (Tri-Levels Towards Rear)
  • McAdam block
  • New Brunswick Piggybacks
  • Sherbrooke Block